IBM Spectrum Protect Plus up to 10.1.5 Incomplete Fix CVE-2020-4211 command injection

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in IBM Spectrum Protect Plus up to 10.1.5 (Backup Software). Affected is an unknown code of the component Incomplete Fix CVE-2020-4211. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-77. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 10.1.0 through 10.1.5 could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system. By using a specially crafted HTTP command, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary command on the system. This vulnerability is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2020-4211. IBM X-Force ID: 181724.

The weakness was disclosed 06/15/2020 (Website). The advisory is available at ibm.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2020-4469 since 12/30/2019. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 10/24/2020). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (181724). The entries 156763 and 156764 are pretty similar.

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Class: Privilege escalation (CWE-77)
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12/30/2019 CVE assigned
06/15/2020 +168 days Advisory disclosed
06/16/2020 +1 days VulDB entry created
10/24/2020 +130 days VulDB last update

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Vendor: https://www.ibm.com/

Advisory: ibm.com
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CVE: CVE-2020-4469 (🔒)
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Created: 06/16/2020 12:01 PM
Updated: 10/24/2020 06:02 PM
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